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The WNCC Presents CUBA!!!

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce is offering a 7 night, 8 day guided tour of Cuba departing from Miami on May 11, 2016.

Zengeler Cleaners Announces 2016 “20-Year Club”
Pictured (left to right; number of years in parentheses): Front row: Dennis Ori (29) Joan Nebel (35), Enrique Tovar (21), Castula Vergara (37), Joanne Koutsovitis (42), Claudia Galvez (21), Gloria Hernandez (21), Alyce Kingsley (38), Fernanda Estela (32), Robert Zengeler, Sr. (54), William Fisher (24), Rosalba Perez (21), Guadalupe Cardenas (21), Dolores Alcantar (28) and Jose Gil (26). Back row: Nancy Brookman (30), Hector Alvarado (28), Michael Maguire (21), Martin Levit (22), Robert Zengeler, Jr. (41), Racheal Wiggins-Kolb (41), Thomas Zengeler (38), Beth Amour (21), Josefina Perez (21), Michael Zengeler (42) and Patricia Miller (22). (Not pictured: Matina Kouvelis (21) and Michael Hessing (22).)

Zengeler Cleaners Announces 2016 “20-Year Club”

Zengeler Cleaners, the Midwest’s oldest and largest drycleaner, is proud to introduce the company’s 2016 “20-Year Club.” The historic family-owned business now has 28 of their 93 employees who have been with the company for 20 or more years, combining for an astonishing 815 years of service to Zengeler Cleaners customers. With dedicated and loyal employees like these, it is no wonder the company has excelled in business for nearly 160 years!

WNCC Seeks Person of the Year Nominations

Know Someone Who Makes a Difference in our Community? The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominees for PERSON OF THE YEAR. The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce seeks to identify our community’s top volunteer!

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates

WNCC member Chad Fitzloff of Edward Jones shared this article with me and it is an interesting read.... For the first time in nearly a decade, the Federal Reserve (Fed) raised short-term interest rates. The widely expected 0.25% increase ended its zero rate policy. Short-term interest rates had been near zero

The Private Bank hosts 2015 WNCC Holiday Party!

The 2015 WNCC Holiday Party was held Tuesday, December 8 at The Private Bank in Winnetka. It was a beautiful event orchestrated by Connie Berman and her staff at The Private Bank. An incredible amount of attention

The Winnetka Holiday Tree Lighting

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce along with the Village of Winnetka and Winnetka Park District orchestrated the 2015 Holiday Tree Lighting in Winnetka on Friday, December 4...

North Shore Frugal Fashionista Ribbon Cutting and Open House

The Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony welcoming North Shore Frugal Fashionista to the Chamber on Thursday, November 12 at the home of Nancy and John Riddle. The event was held in conjunction with an open house and

Benefits of WNCC Membership

We want you to take full advantage of your membership offerings. What are your chamber member benefits? Are you developing relationships? Growing your business? Take a moment to review the bullet points below to understand how to incorporate the chamber into your daily routine. Need specifics? Stop by our office to learn in depth details. Read on to see what a WNCC membership offers to you and your business

The Salary Theorem by John Bradley

SALARY THEOREM...In walking past one of my employee’s desks the other day I noticed that he was playing with his smart phone. When I returned a little while later he was still in this posture. I asked him what he might be working on (hopefully work) and he just stared at me without any real answers

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